Central Sterile Processing Tech

  • Tower Health
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Dec 04, 2020

Job Description


St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.

St. Christopher's has more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, combining top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher’s is a Magnet® designated hospital and was recognized as a Women’s Choice Award Best Children’s Hospital.

In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey so your child's health conditions can be treated close to home.


The Central Service / Processing Technician is responsible for maintaining high standards for decontamination, assembly, inspecting, wrapping, and sterilization of surgical instruments and medical equipment for Surgical Services and all Ancillary Departments. This includes working in conjunction with the OR staff to provide timely sterile products, instrument sets, and case carts where applicable. The Central Service/Sterile Processing Technician maintains consistency and continuous workflow between the OR and Central Processing while practicing above average customer service.


Skills & Abilities:

Demonstrate a superior knowledge of packaging and sterilization procedures utilizing various sterilization methods, excellent organizational skills, and good communication skills.

Must be capable of lifting, standing, pushing, pulling, walking.

Ability to take call, work various shifts including nights, holidays, and weekends.

Training & Education:

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Completion of an accredited school for Sterile Processing or Surgical Technology Program

Certification required


A minimum two years of experience in an SPD department utilizing a Case Cart System.